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Influenza-associated hospitalizations by industry, 2009-10 influenza season, United States.
Luckhaupt-S; Haring Sweeney-M; Funk-R; Calvert-GM; Nowell-M; D'Mello-T; Reingold-A; Meek-J; Yousey-Hindes-K; Arnold-KE; Ryan-P; Lynfield-R; Morin-C; Baumbach-J; Zansky-S; Bennett-NM; Thomas-A; Schaffner-W; Jones-T
Emerg Infect Dis 2012 Apr; 18(4):556-562
In response to pandemic (H1N1) 2009, data were collected on work status and industry of employment of 3,365 adults hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza during the 2009-10 influenza season in the United States. The proportion of workers hospitalized for influenza was lower than their proportion in the general population, reflecting underlying protective characteristics of workers compared with nonworkers. The most commonly represented sectors were transportation and warehousing; administrative and support and waste management and remediation services; health care; and accommodation and food service.
Respiratory-system-disorders; Infectious-diseases; Infection-control; Disease-incidence; Disease-control; Disease-prevention; Disease-transmission; Seasonal-activity; Seasonal-factors; Surveillance-programs; Occupations
Issue of Publication
Emerging Infectious Diseases
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Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division